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Bible in Basic English

By whom he went to the spirits in prison, preaching to those

New American Standard Bible

in which also He went and made proclamation to the spirits now in prison,

King James Version

By which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison;

Holman Bible

In that state He also went and made a proclamation to the spirits in prison

International Standard Version

in which he went and made a proclamation to those imprisoned spirits

A Conservative Version

in which also, having gone, he preached to the spirits in prison

American Standard Version

in which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison,

Amplified

in which He also went and preached to the spirits now in prison,

An Understandable Version

It was by the Holy Spirit that He went to preach [See Eph. 2:17] to the [now departed] spirits [of pre-Flood people who are now] in prison [i.e., Hades].

Anderson New Testament

in which- also he went and preached to the spirits in prison,

Common New Testament

in which also he went and preached to the spirits in prison,

Daniel Mace New Testament

by which he went with guardian spirits to preach to

Darby Translation

in which also going he preached to the spirits which are in prison,

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

By which, also, he made proclamation to the spirits in prison,

Godbey New Testament

by which also having gone he proclaimed to the spirits in prison;

Goodspeed New Testament

In it Enoch went and preached even to those spirits that were in prison,

John Wesley New Testament

but raised to life by the spirit, By which likewise he went and preached to the spirits in prison,

Julia Smith Translation

In which also having gone, he proclaimed to the spirits in prison;

King James 2000

By whom also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison;

Lexham Expanded Bible

in which also he went [and] proclaimed to the spirits in prison,

Modern King James verseion

in which also He went and preached to the spirits in prison,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In which spirit, he also went and preached unto the spirits that were in prison,

Moffatt New Testament

(It was in the Spirit that Enoch also went and preached to the imprisoned spirits

Montgomery New Testament

(It was in spirit that he went and preached the Word to the spirits who were in prison,

NET Bible

In it he went and preached to the spirits in prison,

New Heart English Bible

in which he also went and made a proclamation to the spirits in prison,

Noyes New Testament

in which also he went and preached to the spirits in prison,

Sawyer New Testament

in which also he went and preached to the spirits in prison,

The Emphasized Bible

In which, even unto the spirits in prison, he went and proclaimed, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

by which also he went and preached to those spirits imprisoned;

Twentieth Century New Testament

And it was then that he went and preached to the imprisoned spirits,

Webster

By which also he went and preached to the spirits in prison;

Weymouth New Testament

in which He also went and proclaimed His Message to the spirits that were in prison,

Williams New Testament

in which He went and preached to the spirits in prison,

World English Bible

in which he also went and preached to the spirits in prison,

Worrell New Testament

in Whom, also, going, He preached to the spirits in prison,

Worsley New Testament

by which also He went and preached to the spirits now in prison;

Youngs Literal Translation

in which also to the spirits in prison having gone he did preach,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
By
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

he went
πορεύομαι 
Poreuomai 
go, depart, walk, go way,
Usage: 101

and preached
κηρύσσω 
Kerusso 
Usage: 49

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Context Readings

Suffer For Doing What Is Good

18 Because Christ once went through pain for sins, the upright one taking the place of sinners, so that through him we might come back to God; being put to death in the flesh, but given life in the Spirit; 19 By whom he went to the spirits in prison, preaching to those 20 Who, in the days of Noah, went against God's orders; but God in his mercy kept back the punishment, while Noah got ready the ark, in which a small number, that is to say eight persons, got salvation through water:


Cross References

1 Peter 4:6

For this was the reason why the good news of Jesus was given even to the dead, so that they might be judged as men in the flesh, but might be living before God in the spirit.

Isaiah 42:7

To give eyes to the blind, to make free the prisoners from the prison, to let out those who are shut up in the dark.

Isaiah 49:9

Saying to those who are in chains, Go free; to those who are in the dark, Come out into the light. They will get food by the way wherever they go, and have grass-lands on all the dry mountain-tops.

Isaiah 61:1

The spirit of the Lord is on me, because I am marked out by him to give good news to the poor; he has sent me to make the broken-hearted well, to say that the prisoners will be made free, and that those in chains will see the light again;

1 Peter 1:11-12

Attempting to see what sort of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them was pointing to, when it gave witness to the pains which Christ would undergo and the glories which would come after them.

Revelation 19:10

And I went on my face before his feet to give him worship. And he said to me, See you do it not: I am a brother-servant with you and with your brothers who keep the witness of Jesus: give worship to God: for the witness of Jesus is the spirit of the prophet's word.

Revelation 20:7

And when the thousand years are ended, Satan will be let loose out of his prison,

Nehemiah 9:30

Year after year you put up with them, and gave witness against them by your spirit through your prophets: still they did not give ear: and so you gave them up into the hands of the peoples of the lands.

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